Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774)

English n/a ISEIA: A2 – Black List
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Report the species

Report Corbicula fluminalis to the National Museum of Natural History.

Importance and distribution in Luxembourg

The first documented occurrence of the species in Luxembourg dates from 1996. It was found by K. Groh on 17th June 1996 in the Moselle river in the municipality of Remich. 8 occurrences of the species are documented in the Recorder database ranging from 1996 to 2002 in the Moselle river.

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: A2 (3+3+3+3) = Black List (Ries et al. 2017: 68).

Bibliography concerning Luxembourg

  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

Suggested citation of this webpage

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Corbicula fluminalis (O.F. Müller, 1774). In: - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. URL: [21.08.2019].

 Last updated on Thursday, April 12, 2018.